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The perfect place for growing your skills

"We are leaders of the free and open source software industry"

Savoir-faire Linux recognizes your skills and creates the conditions to nurture and expand them without compromise. Throughout its history, Savoir-faire Linux has placed its teams expertise at the core of its service offering. We have developed a culture of knowledge sharing and collaboration that allows us to learn from each other and reach out to our communities.

Mojgan Mahaki

Infrastructures and systems Architecture

« If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together  » - African proverb

Holding a bachelor's degree in computer engineering, I joined Savoir-faire Linux in 2016 as a trainee. Later, I became a GNU/Linux system administrator and a free software consultant. I gradually took charge of internal IT support activities and performed tasks such as installing workstations, preparing training digital environments and dealing with various corporate infrastructure servers.


  • GNU / Linux servers administration (RedHat, Centos, Ubuntu, Debian)
  • Infrastructure and Linux environment configuration (employees workstations, servers, training environment)
  • Employees and clients IT support
  • Company Directory Administration (Open LDAP, FusionDirectory)
  • Maintenance of virtual platforms (KVM)

Khaled Bali

Integration platforms

« I gave a party for time-travelers ... I sat there a long time, but no one came » - Stephen Hawking

Holding a master’s degree in computer engineering from Algeria and Canada, I’m currently working at Savoir-faire Linux as a Tech Lead within the Integration Platform team. Being part of Savoir-faire Linux since 2016, the challenges I have faced have continued to evolve and have allowed me to develop new skills in the open source environment.


  • Developement and management of Java and Liferay projects
  • Team management
  • Code review

Philippe Gorley

Ring Team

« Multimedia is essentially endless pain. » - wm4

As a multimedia systems developer for the Ring project, Free and Open Source represents, in my opinion, a large community of passionate people from across the world who share their knowledge and know-hows and who participate in improving things together. My experience in the microelectronic field helped me to become a talented person in the low level development


  • Mutimedia systems development in C/C++
  • Encoder configurations tests and optimization
  • GPU integration in the video pipeline
  • Code review

Yannick Adanminakou


« Make thy thought an empire...Do what thy manhood bids thee do, from none but self expect applause. » - Kasidah, Richard F. Burton

Holding a master’s degree in e-Commerce, I am presently the Account Manager and Head of Training Department at Savoir-faire Linux. I am passionate about corporate finance, digital technologies and knowledge economy fields. My vocational experience and formal education have helped me better understand the interrelationships between digital technologies and firm-level economic performance. I am always curious to anticipate the impacts of the digital transformation strategies in the broader context of society.


  • Customer relationship management for severals departments
  • New projects development and contracts management
  • Corporate training planning and follow-up

Lauranne Vera

Digital innovation, web and mobility

« People do not care how much you know until they know how much you care. » - John C. Maxwell

Graduate in Computer Engineering and Organizational Management, I started in Savoir-Faire Linux as an intern in mobile development. Now, I work on continuous improvement of my colleagues' work practices while helping them manage web projects. My goal: to create an environment that encourages the professional development of my colleagues!


  • Collect employees feedback on their daily work
  • Help set up natural problem-solving processes in teams
  • Promote the relationship between employees and management
  • Web projects management

Jacob Cook

Digital innovation, web and mobility

« Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life. » - Seneca

Trained in Web Development, I am presently the Vice President of the Digital Innovation, Web and Mobility department. Truly passionate about creating quality software in the free and open-source field, I am particularly interested in decentralization of traditional networks and communication methods. My experience as the maintainer of several open-source software projects led me to work for Savoir-faire Linux where I manage specific projects for clients, with the same rigor and interest.


  • Oversight of the Web and Mobile teams
  • Coaching and management of team HR
  • Crafting service offers and setting technical direction
  • Django and Node.js software development

Main contributions

  • Contributing to Persian translation of GNU Ring project
  • Volunteer in the Club Avenir association
  • Montreal JavaUserGroup participant
  • AstroMcGill workshops participant
  • Development of Ring, the communication platform
  • Contribution to the fcd decompiler
  • TR DESIGN co-founder, creator of the leather goods brand FENOSKIN (Lyon, France)
  • Developing e-commerce projects (e.g., web integration platform for supermarkets), ICI 2014, Côte d’Ivoire
  • Development of an intercom using
  • Spark the Change Montreal 2018
  • Creation of a decentralized and self-hosted software platform: arkOS
  • Creation of news aggregator
  • Maintainer of several open-source libraries, like python-nginx
  • Lauranne Vera

In a Few Words

Pioneers in Free and Open Source technologies

Savoir-faire Linux is an outstanding team of 120 Free and open-source software consultants providing, since 1999, consulting services, integration, development and technology training.
Our offices are currently located in Montreal, Quebec, Paris and Rennes.

Product Engineering Icône pour représenter l'ingénierie produits. Product Engineering
Designing embedded systems running on Linux and Android, Developing software and applications for connected devices projects, Developing hardware drivers, R&D
Infrastructure Icône pour représenter l'infrastructure. Infrastructure
Servers, Cloud computing, virtualization, IP telephony, Networks, Monitoring
Integration Platforms {% trans "Icône pour représenter les plateformes d’intégration." Integration Platforms
Portals & documents management, Customized virtual collaboration tools, Data integration & analysis, Big data analytic
In a Few Words Illustration des six aspects des technologies open-source que nous offrons.
Enterprise Solutions Icône pour représenter les solutions d’entreprise. Enterprise Solutions
Web portals, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Electronic Document Management (EDM), Process Management (BPM), Business Intelligence (BI)
Web & Mobile Applications Icone pour représenter les technologies web. Web & Mobile Applications
Mobile & web development, Adaptive & responsive web design, Content management system (CMS), UI/UX, Accessibility
Training and knowledge-based economy Icône pour représenter la formation et économie du savoir. Training and knowledge-based economy
More than 60 basic & advanced technical trainings, Advanced Business & Training Partner of Red Hat (Canada), Platinum Partner of Liferay (Canada), Member of the Linux Foundation (Global)

Unmistakable features

10 reasons to choose Savoir-faire Linux

  • Le Gnu Icône du Gnu dessiné par Aurelio A. Heckert.

    Our DNA

    Contributing to free and open source software and the pursuit of our commitments to social and environmental responsibility have been at the core of our DNA since the very beginning.

  • Formation Icône pour représenter la formation.

    Training and certifications

    Savoir-faire Linux encourages continuing education and the acquisition of new skills by offering the possibility of obtaining recognized certifications.

  • Bowling Icône de bowling qui représente les activités de groupe.

    Social club

    Our social club regularly offers playful and interesting activities for employees and their families.

  • Parapluie qui protège des intempéries Icone d'un parapluie qui représente la protection des assurances collective

    Collective Insurance

    Our eligible employees are part of an excellent compensation and benefits package.

  • ISO 14001 Certification - Environment

    Sustainable development

    Our ISO 14001 certification helps us control our impact on the environment and advise our clients on their environmental performance.

  • Membres d'équipes passionnantes. Icone qui représente les membres d'équipes passionnantes.

    Passionate Teams

    If you are passionate about technologies, fascinated by free & open source cool projects, and have an itch to share your mind, this is your place to be! We have hundreds of enthusiasts from 25 nationalities.

  • Mentoring

    Our new employees are accompanied by peer mentors to facilitate their integration and participation in the life of the company.

  • Horloge Icône pour représenter les horaires flexibles.

    Flexible Work Hours

    We place great importance on the work-life balance and personal lifestyle of our employees.

  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

    We actively participate in achieving your retirement savings goals.

  • Continuous Improvement

    The quality of our service is essential to us at Savoir-faire Linux, and we are constantly working to refine our practices and our service offerings.

Career opportunities

Open Positions


UX/UI Designer

#ux #ui #design #seo #accessibilité #utilisabilité #responsive #app

Savoir-faire Linux is looking for a talented UI/UX Designer to produce end-to-end design deliverables for our web and mobile projects. We are looking for a self-starter, able to work independently, experimented and with a strong leadership.

Offer description

Job type: Freelance
Start date: ASAP
Location: Montreal
Mobility: Rare but possible
Annual salary: To be negotiated
Spoken languages: French and English


  • Communicate with clients to understand their business goals and objectives;

  • Create information architecture for web and mobile projects;

  • Craft user personas and user flows;

  • Develop wireframes to meet the client or targeted users needs;

  • Work closely with our front end developpers to conduct performance and usability testing;

  • Oversee the development process and perform quality control during each phase;

  • Remain up-to-date with the latest trends, techniques, and technologies.


  • College or university diploma in Graphic Design, or related field in user experience;
  • Experience in web and mobile projects with a solid portfolio to demonstrate your skillset;
  • Great fluency in written and spoken English and French;
  • Able to present your design ta client or a team and strong customer relationship skills.


  • 3 - 5 years of work experience as a UX/UI Designer;
  • Excellent knowledge of Sketch;
  • Excellent knowledge of Zeplin;
  • Strong understanding of Design Atomic;
  • Understanding of Design system;
  • Knowledge of design thinking principle;
  • Experience of Information Architecture and UX writing
  • Highly proficient with HTML/CSS;
  • Knowledge of SEO/SMO.

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Embedded systems engineer/developer

#embedded #linux #c #opensource #productowner

The Product Engineering team develops systems based on Linux and implementing embedded and connected applications for industries such as aeronautics, home automation, manufacturing and healthcare).

Offer description

Job type: Permanent
Start date: 2020
Location: Montreal
Mobility: Yes
Annual salary: Competitive + Social Benefits
Spoken languages: French and English


  • Design, evaluate and develop embedded systems based on Linux;
  • As a consultant, you will be representing our expertise in front of our clients;
  • Collaborate with internal and customer-side teams in product innovation;
  • Participate to reviews and improvements of our development processes.


  • Experience with Linux system generators such as Yocto and Buildroot;
  • Experience in related fields such as multimedia, security, industrial control or machine learning;
  • Participation to one or more open source projects;
  • Familiarity with the hardware architecture of computer systems.


  • Experience in development and/or architecture of Linux systems;
  • Mastery of a native programming language, an interpreted language, and shell scripting;
  • Bachelor/Master's degree in computer science or related field;
  • Comfortable with inter-personal communication (we are a services company and work with several local and remote teams);
  • English/French (spoken and written).

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Embedded systems (Rennes-France)

#opensource #embedded #embarqué #linux

Savoir Faire Linux est un bureau d’études installé à Rennes depuis quelques années et dont la maison mère est située à Montréal au Canada depuis 20 ans. Dans le cadre du développement de nos activités en France, nous souhaitons recruter un(e) ingénieur(e) système pour notre bureau de Rennes.

Offer description

Job type: CDI
Start date: 2020
Location: Rennes
Mobility: Oui
Annual salary: À discuter
Spoken languages: French and English


  • Conceptualiser, évaluer et développer des systèmes embarqués basés sur Linux;

  • À titre de consultant, vous représenterez notre expertise auprès de nos clients;

  • Collaborer avec les équipes internes et de nos clients dans l'innovation de produits;

  • Participer aux revues et à l'amélioration des processus de développement.


  • Expérience avec les générateurs de systèmes Linux tels que Yocto et Buildroot;

  • Expérience sur des domaines connexes tels que multimédia, sécurité, contrôle industriel ou machine learning;

  • Participation à un ou plusieurs projets open source;

  • Familiarité avec l'architecture matérielle des systèmes informatiques.




  • Expérience de développement et/ou architecture sur systèmes Linux ;

  • Maîtrise d'un langage de programmation natif, d'un langage interprété, et du scripting shell;

  • Formation supérieure (cursus universitaire ou école d’ingénieurs) en informatique ou domaine connexe;

  • À l'aise en communication inter-personnelles (nous sommes une société de services et collaborons avec de nombreuses équipes localement et à distance);

  • Français/Anglais (parlé et écrit).

Chez Savoir Faire Linux, vous aurez l’occasion de travailler avec une équipe d’experts sur des projets internationaux. Notre bureau est situé à proximité de la gare de Rennes et est très bien desservi en transport en commun. Rejoignez-nous!

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